Pro tip: Sunglasses pair perfectly with the google cardboard plastic to provide some great ND filtration!
I completely agree. I am tired of gear whores and only caring about specs on X lens or X camera. I am up to date on that stuff just as much as the next guy but I honestly prefer articles like this. I love old cinema more that modern "cinema." There was something more to the films. -- More depth and substance. I may be wrong in my thinking but I am completely and totally biased towards the thinking that the greatest films have already been shot. There will never be a new Godfather (as an example) or any movie like it for that matter. Nobody has the attention span or even the thought depth required to enjoy older movies nowadays and its a damn shame really. I'll go see the latest superhero movie and probably enjoy it to an extent to be honest, but when people instantly call it the greatest movie ever created I find that very old and very annoying. Most people my age have never heard of half of the greatest movies of all time, let alone actually want to see them. People don't think anymore and that bothers me.
I don't agree with this. The greatest films of all time were developed over years until they were perfection or at least as close as they could be to perfection. I would rather write something and put it away for six months and come back to it later and tweak a few things or catch some mistakes than rush it out even if it's shit just to say I got it out there. Screw that. Movies are a labor of love not a labor of rushing it out as quick as you can. That category of film is referred to as B movies and exploit films. AKA The movies people only watch once.
I didn't know it had a name but naming it the "L-cut" didn't make much sense to me. What is it actually called?
I don't even like watching movies on my phone. It doesn't do the film justice.